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*Thomas Elkins

Male 1813 - 1859  (46 years)


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  • Name *Thomas Elkins 
    Born 1813  Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1859  Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21224  My Genealogy

    Father Drury Drewrea Elken Elkin Elkins,   b. Between 1760 and 1765, Halifax, Now Henry County, Virginia Per County Map Changes Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Mother Margaret,   b. 1766, Possibly Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1836, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Between 1778 and 1779  Montgomery County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5229  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Richard Elkins,   b. 1786, Russell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1815  (Age 29 years) 
    Relationship related 
    Mother Rhoda Stephens,   b. Abt 1790, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1837, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Relationship related 
    Married 17 Nov 1807  Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • SOURCE: Pulaski County Marriage Records Book I 1799 - 1850
      Compiled by Pulaski County Historical Society
      Pulaski Library
      North Main Street
      Somerset, Kentucky 42501
      Obtained: 30 March 2007
      Davenport Public Library
      321 Main Street
      Davenport, Iowa 52801 - 1490
      SC 976.963 PUL
      Page 47
      17 November 1807 Elkins, Richard Stephens, Rhoda
      Pres. Surety, E. Barnes (father of Rhoda) Francis Stephens,b.f.
      [SLJuhl, compiler; sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]

      SOURCE: www.Ancestry.com - Kentucky Marriages, 1802-1850
      Dodd, Jordan, database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, INc.,1997. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by theindividual counties in Kentucky. Database of Kentucky marriages to1850.
      [Obtained: Saturday, December 02, 2006; SLJuhl, compiler]

      SOURCE: SOURCE: www.Ancestry.com - U.S. and International MarriageRecords, 1560-1900.
      Yates Publishing, database on-line. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com,Inc., 2004. Electronic transcription of marriage records. [Obtained:Saturday, December 02, 2006; SLJuhl, compiler]
    Family ID F4130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 *Rebecca Stogdill,   b. 1813, Pulaski County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1856, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1830  Brownstown, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Thomas Elkins
      Spouse Name: Rebecca Stogdill
      Marriage Date: 8 Jun 1830
      Marriage County: Jackson
      Book: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT
      OS Page: 1314624
      Source Citation: Title: , , ; Book: Family History Library, SaltLake City, UT;Page: 1314624.
      Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseon-line].
      [Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Thomas Elkins
      Spouse Name: Rebecca Stogdill
      Marriage Date: 8 Jun 1830
      Marriage County: Jackson
      Performed By: Elkins, Thomas
      Comment: Elkins, Thomas married Stogdill, Rebecca on 08 Jun 1830 inJackson County, Indiana
      Source Title 1: Elkins, Thomas married Stogdill, Rebecca on 08 Jun1830 in Jackson County, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Indiana
      Jackson County
      Source Citation: Title: Elkins, Thomas married Stogdill, Rebecca on 08Jun 1830 in Jackson County, Indiana, Indiana
      Ancestry.com. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseon-line].
      [Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler]

      Jackson County, Indiana Marriage Book; Elkins; Bride/Groom, Volume II,# 4, page 173 gives marriage date of 1831/06/08, Book A & B, Page 189.[21 April 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]
    Children 
     1. Rhoda Elkins,   b. 1832, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bartholomew County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [related]
     2. Martha Patsy Elkins,   b. 5 May 1834, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1914, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Nancy Elkins,   b. Between 1836 and 1837, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Richard Elkins,   b. Between 1839 and 1841, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1862, Fort Donelson, Tennessee; Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
     5. Andrew James Elkins,   b. 19 Oct 1842, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1909, Bartholomew County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     6. George W. Elkins,   b. 1844, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1890, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     7. John William Elkins,   b. 11 Jul 1846, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1921, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [related]
     8. Margaret Elkins,   b. 1848, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bartholomew County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F7470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Sullivan,   b. 1831, Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Jan 1857  Brown County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6226  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • This Thomas Elkins is either the brother of William Sr. Elkins or hiseldest son. He drops out of the Indiana census after c.1850.

      "1850 United States Federal Census
      Name: Thomas Elkins
      Age: 37
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1813
      Birth Place: Kentucky
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850(City,County,State): Johnson, Brown, Indiana
      Household Members: Name Age
      Austrew j Elkins 4
      George W Elkins 6
      Margaret Elkins 2
      Nancy Elkins 13
      Patsy Elkins 16
      Rebecca Elkins 37
      Rhoda Elkins 18
      Richard Elkins 9
      Thomas Elkins 37
      Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Johnson, Brown, Indiana;Roll: M432_137; Page: 245; Image: 113. Source Information:Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005."

      SOURCE OF MOST ORIGINAL CENSUS RECORDS: Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkinsof Parke County, Indiana; Records kept in Elkins volumes under Drury &Margaret Elkins section. [daughter, SLJuhl, compiler;SLJuhl1234@yahoo.com]

      Another Source For the Families Genealogy: www.RootsWeb.comWorldConnect Project; Descendant Register Report of Drury Elkins, b.12 Oct 1819; Dave - buchroeder@telus.net; Updated: 2007-01-01,20:29:31 UTC (Mon); Entries: 1010808; Obtained 11 Jan 2008 [SLJuhl,Compiler & Family Genealogist; sljuhl1234@yahoo.com]

      U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907
      Name: Thomas Elkins
      Issue Date: 10 May 1848
      State of Record: Indiana
      Acres: 40.07
      Accession Number: IN2870__.072
      Metes and Bounds: No
      Land Office: Jeffersonville
      Canceled: No
      US Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      Document Number: 19618
      Legal Land Description: Section Twp Range Meridian Counties
      31 8-N 3-E 2nd PM Brown
      Ancestry.com. U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 [databaseon-line].
      [Obtained & Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler-copy infiles]

      U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907
      Name: Thomas Elkins
      Issue Date: 10 Apr 1849
      State of Record: Indiana
      Acres: 80
      Accession Number: IN2910__.004
      Metes and Bounds: No
      Land Office: Jeffersonville
      Canceled: No
      US Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      Document Number: 21517
      Legal Land Description: Section Twp Range Meridian Counties
      31 8-N 3-E 2nd PM Brown
      31 8-N 3-E 2nd PM Brown
      Ancestry.com. U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907 [databaseon-line].
      [Obtained & Transcribed 12 January 2008, SLJuhl, compiler-copy infiles]

      THE ELKINS EAGLE NEWSLETTER, VOLUME I, # 4, PAGE 85: #43 - THOMASELKINS
      "In 1850 Brown Co., IN., Thomas Elkins b. ca. 1813 KY probable son ofRichard & Rhoda Stevens Elkins, is living next to his step-fatherWilliam Elkins. He is mar. to Rebecca Stogdill, dau. of Samuel &Martha (Elkins) Stogdill, m. 1831. Their children: Rhoda b. ca. 1832m. Harvey Johnson; Cumberland b. ca. 1833 IN., m. 1st Lucy Shipley m2nd Nancy C. Davis; Patsy b. ca. 1834 No further info; Nancy b. ca.1837 m WM Sullivan Jr.; Richard b. ca. 1841 No further info; Thomasdisappeared by 1860 and I want to know where he went. Any descendantsout there to correspond with??? 19E-Carol Stultz 165 No SR RD75,Danville, IN 46122."